[NEWS] International Development: Poor Data Hold Back Human Progress

科技愛好者聲稱大數據可能會革新政府並改變社會。 但許多國家缺乏有關其人口的基本信息。

經濟合作與發展組織Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD)在去年10月發布的報告中警告說,薄弱的統計系統阻礙了人類進步。

大多數富裕國家的協會擔心缺乏基本數據會阻礙實現可持續發展目標(SDG)的進展,因為決策者無法有效分配資源,這是聯合國製定的全球繁榮17點行動計劃。

Tech enthusiasts claim Big Data could revolutionize governments and transform society. But many nations lack basic information about their populations.

Weak statistical systems are holding back human progress, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) warned in a report published in October last year.

The club of mostly rich nations fears that a lack of basic data is hindering progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations’ 17-point action plan for global prosperity, because policymakers cannot allocate resources efficiently.

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